Northwood High School

  • Northwood High School serves 2,237 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 81% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 88% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Northwood High School's student population of 2,237 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 82 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2006)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,237 students
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Total Classroom Teachers82 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Northwood High School's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has decreased from 30:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Northwood High School is 0.58, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#215 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio27:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
58%
11%
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Hispanic
8%
54%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
29%
24%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.580.41
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Graduation Rate
97%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameIrvine Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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